Metropolitan Division

Devils Unleash Hell on Rangers

Ilya Kovalchuk has not scored a goal in nine games.  That can weigh heavily on any forward, that is expected to score goals all of the time…and a lot of them.  The worst pressure anyone can put on a player is t...

Sabres Surge Over Rangers

“It was pretty obvious that the odd man rushes killed us tonight,” Henrik Lundqvist said of the loss to the Sabres. “We struggled with our backcheck,” coach John Tortorella said three times after the game. “...

Retro Rangers: Boomer Becomes a Ranger

Bernie “Boom Boom” Geoffrion had a legendary 14-year career with the Montreal Canadiens, during which he scored 371 goals and added 388 assists. He broke into the league with style, earning the Calder Troph...

Devils Lose to Canucks, Acquire Zidlicky

The Devils Celebrated the 21 years of service that Mike “Doc” Emrick has given to the New Jersey Devils as their announcer. This season, he stepped away from the microphone and the TV cameras to take on a new r...

Stepan’s OT Goal Lifts Rangers Over Blue Jackets

February 20, 2012 Tensions were high Sunday night at Madison Square Garden. Not only were the New York Rangers coming off one of the worst games they played all season, a 4-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks whe...

Retro Rangers: Three Boys in the City

The first time I was allowed to go to New York City with my friends was for a Rangers Open practice on Washington’s birthday February 22, 1965. The event was sponsored by H.O. Oats and if you sent in ...

Retro Rangers: Another Kind of Winter Classic

On Sunday February 9th, 1969 the Northeast was hit with a snowstorm that started in the Carolina’s and moved up the coast. Weather forecasters confidently predicted that the precipitation would change to ra...

Retro Rangers: Emile’s Big Decision

One of the first things that Emile Francis did when he took over the Rangers was to shore up their goaltending situation. He knew that Jacques Plante wasn’t the answer, so he acquired Eddie Giacomin from Pr...

Kovalchuk’s Two Silences His Old Team

It was just this past weekend that the Devils visited the frozen home of the Winnipeg Jets.  They defeated them 2-1 on their home ice.  Ilya Kovalchuk could have been the victim of that loss if he had moved the...

Ottawa Snaps Rangers’ Win Streak

In their third of four meetings, the Rangers hosted the Ottawa Senators in Madison Square Garden on Thursday night. The Rangers were 33-33-3-3 overall against the Senators heading into this contest. The Rang...